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Shipping & Receiving Clerk-3PL

Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
Austin, TX
  • Expired: June 23, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
ABOUT TAB:

Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse (TAB) a non-profit organization, was founded in 1934 by Dr. Henry L. Hilgartner and other civic-minded citizens of Austin to provide a setting where blind men and women could come to learn skills and create products that were sold door to door.

Today, Travis Association for the Blind stays true to the mission established in 1934 by providing opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf blind by creating, sustaining, and improving employment. We continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.

Our Core Values guide us in everything we do: LIGHT: Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart, and Teamwork.

TAB offers a variety of benefits to include: 403(b) retirement plan; health insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance; employee assistance program; life insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee appreciation events; and more.

Responsibilities
•Performs clerical and physical tasks in connection with shipping goods and receiving incoming shipments.
•Handle unusual non-routine problems, receives specific guidance from supervisor or other officials.
•May direct and coordinate the activities of other workers engaged in handling goods to be shipped or being received.
•Perform day-to-day, routine tasks, follows TAB's established guidelines.
•Shipping duties typically involve the following: Verifying that orders are accurately filled by comparing items and quantities of goods gathered for shipment against documents; insuring that shipments are properly packaged, identified with shipping information, and loaded into transporting vehicles; and preparing and keeping records of goods shipped, e.g., manifests, bills of lading.
•Receiving duties typically involve the following: Verifying the correctness of incoming shipments by comparing items and quantities unloaded against bills of lading, invoices, manifests, storage receipts, or other records; checking for damaged goods; insuring that goods are appropriately identified for routing to departments within TAB; preparing and keeping records of goods received.

Qualifications

Knowledge
•Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
•Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records.
•Knowledge of safety around heavy machinery.

Skills
•Critical thinking
•Time management

Abilities
•The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
•Have strong dexterity capabilities to grasp, assemble, and manipulate objects.
•The ability to lift 10-25lbs items/products repeatedly.
•The ability to navigate safely in small or large areas/environment
•The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing or in alternate form.
•The ability to stand for 7-8 hours a day.
•The ability to endure extreme temperatures in a warehouse setting.

Education Requirements
•High School Diploma or Equivalent

Additional Notes
•Must pass background & drug screen
•Internal and External Applicants
•Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US
•Blind and visually impaired individual are encouraged to apply
•Must successfully complete the warehouse 60 day training program.

TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
  • Background Check and Drug Screen required
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)
  • Internal and external applicants accepted
  • Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US


Individuals who are blind or visually impaired are encouraged to apply

TRAVIS ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit:

Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse

Address

Austin, TX
78799 USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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